A report from the National Aids Control Council indicates that Nairobi and Migori counties top in the new HIV Infection cases.
The report further says over 100-thousand new cases are reported across the country annually with victims being married couples cohabiting partners, sex workers and youth of between 15- 24 years.
The Director of National Aids Control Council Dr. Nduku Kilonzo while making public the report says the disease still remains a major health burden in the nation despite governments’ accelerated efforts to contain HIV and AIDs scourge in the country.
The disease is still proving a challenge as new infections continue to be recorded in the country.
According to the report, over 100,000 new infections are reported annually in the country 51 percent of those new infections occur in Nairobi, Homabay, Kisumu, Siaya, Mombasa, Kisii, Migori and Turkana counties.
Speaking at a two day forum that brought together the 47 governors spouses, Dr. Kilonzo laments that the country is failing in controlling the menace.
According to Nduku youth especially girls between the ages of 15- 24 are at a high risk of contracting HIV and Aids with the disease still the number one cause of death in the country mostly occurring in children under the age of five.
The report claims that 1.6 million people leave with HIV and Aids and wants efforts scaled to fight the virus.